A Tripoli-based activist, Jabir Zain, remains missing after being abducted on September 25, 2016, by an armed group linked to the Interior Ministry of the United Nations-backed Government of National Accord, Human Rights Watch said today.
Fast on the heals of this week’s ice-breaking Faiez Serraj-Khalifa Hafter meeting in Abu Dhabi, UN envoy Martin Kobler had a “constructive meeting” with House of Representatives (HoR) head Ageela Saleh today in the latter’s home town of Guba, 200 kilometres west of Tobruk.
The Italian Foreign Minister, Angelino Alfano, has left Libya together with the delegation that accompanied him on his formal visit to Tripoli, which only took a few hours.
A group of hardline Misratan militias have lambasted the Khalifa Hafter-Faiez Serraj Abu Dhabi meeting, vowing to “crush” the UN-backed government as a result.
Forces loyal to the Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar claim foreign mercenaries are being recruited to bolster the air power of rival fighters in the city of Misrata.
The British Foreign Minister, Boris Johnson, has arrived today in Tripoli with an accompanying delegation and they were received by the Libyan Foreign Minister of the UN-proposed government, Mohammed Sayala and other officials.
Reports have revealed that France and Tunisia are attempting to get in the way of the anti-smuggling efforts of the Libyan fuel and gas crisis committee in fighting the growing phenomenon of fuel and goods smuggling from Libya to neighboring countries via land border crossings and to other countries via …
Tripoli’s Dar Al-Ifta head Sheikh Sadek Ghariani has branded the Abu Dhabi meeting between Faiez Serraj and Khalifa Hafter as a conspiracy against the 17 February Revolution.
The heads of two rival Libyan camps issued separate statements on Wednesday promising to work to end the country’s crisis, without, however, outlining any concrete measures over a political deal.
A leaked document said to be of an agreement between Khalifa Haftar, leader of Dignity Operation, and Fayez Al-Sirraj, the Head of the Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government, was circulated on local Libyan media outlets.